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Justice Department Settles with Colorado Apartment Complex for Discriminating Against Families with Children

The Justice Department announced today that the owners and manager of the Westland Apartments, a 28-unit apartment complex in Lakewood, Colorado, have agreed to pay $75,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging discrimination against families with children in violation of the Fair Housing Act.  The settlement must still be approved by the U.S. District Court of the District of Colorado

Colorado Resident Sentenced to 168 Months in Prison for Defrauding Investors in Texas Real...

WASHINGTON, DC - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The owner and president of Evans Real Estate Group LLC was sentenced today to 168 months in prison for defrauding investors in real estate funds that invested in the acquisition, renovation and continued operation of existing apartment complexes in Texas, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.

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Polis statement on Obama Administration’s move to increase homeowner access to...

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement of new guidelines for families to install renewable energy and water conservation projects in their homes.

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TIPTON MEASURE TO PROTECT STATE WATER LAW, PRIVATE PROPERTY AND WATER...

The House of Representatives passed language from Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 2939), to prevent the federal government from using funds to circumvent state water law or violate private property and water rights. This language was included H.R. 6147, a bill to fund the Department of Interior and Environmental Protection Agency for FY19.

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Tipton: FHA Practices Pose Risk to Taxpayers

Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro during a House Committee on Financial Services oversight hearing to examine the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) precarious financial state 1st Priority Roofing